Cancer Prevention

5 Ways to Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk

Written by 
Amanda MacMillan
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Stephen Brewer, M.D.

It’s true that breast cancer can be hereditary, and that there are other risk factors—including your age, race and breast density—that you can’t control.Only 5 to 10 percent of breast cancer cases are believed to be caused by genes, and that means there’s a lot you can do to reduce your risk, both today and in the future.

What You May Have Forgotten About Skin Cancer Prevention

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Stephen Brewer, M.D.

Despite what we know about heading off this disease, more than a million Americans are diagnosed with it each year—many of whom thought they were already doing all they could to protect themselves. With that in mind, it’s worth taking note of your own notions about skin cancer.